The City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills (6219) offers the perfect introduction to the construction industry, covering the essential skills in bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, plastering, painting and decorating, construction operations, wall and floor tiling, electrical and plumbing.
Providing an insight into the construction industry as a whole, the Certificate offers a taste of the range of different trades available, which should help candidates decide which area they would like to specialise in.
Who is the Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills (6219) (City & Guilds) course aimed at?
Candidates do not require any previous knowledge or experience to undertake this Level 1 Certificate.
The qualification is suitable for 14-19 year olds, or candidates of any age looking for an introduction to the broad spectrum of construction trades, to gain skills in those areas, and gain an insight into which trade is the right one for them to peruse as a career.
Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills (6219) (City & Guilds) course content
The course covers key areas including:
Bricklaying and Joinery
Wall & Floor Tiling, Construction, Operations, Painting and Decorating
Plastering, Plumbing, Electrical
Introduction to Health and Safety
What kind of Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills (6219) (City & Guilds) courses are available?
The Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction is delivered by a number of training providers across the UK. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in the workshop, using suitable tools and materials.
Courses can be studied both part and full time, in order to accommodate learners’ needs and requirements.
After completing Level 1 Certificate in Basic Construction Skills (6219) (City & Guilds) course
Upon completion of the course, candidates can progress on to study brickwork, carpentry, painting and decorating, tiling or plastering, at Level 2. Alternatively, they may chose to work towards a general construction skill course in order to move into construction management.
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